June 13, 2012 by Sertac Tasdelen
Brian Wong. A 21-year-old whiz kid; a little cocky, a bit of witty, and to me the highlight of Echelon 2012, and probably the most tweeted about keynote speaker. Even, someone was tweeting each time he says “Fuck”. He probably weighs around 100 pounds; but definitely fills the stage.
I was there to listen to the CEO & Founder of Kiip, and I didn’t pay attention to his age initially. But when he showed up, myself being at the ‘tender’ age of 28, I felt old. Yes the world is changing so rapidly, and he is claimed to be one of the youngest entrepreneur to raise venture capital, from True Ventures; at US$4.4 M. Yes it is true.
Brian talked about the shift in how brands can create an emotional connection with consumers, especially when it comes to mobile gaming. Read more